SELF - HELP RESOURCES
Here you can find further general and specific information, self-help, and support on a range of mental health issues, including helpful information related to students, coronavirus & much more that we feel maybe supportive for you.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood - supporting adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse
Birchall Trust - support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse
Trust House Lancashire - support for anyone affected by rape and sexual abuse
Rape Crisis England and Wales - emotional support, information, and self-help for girls and women
Women’s Aid - supporting women and children who have been impacted by abuse
Karma Nirvana - supporting victims of honour-based abuse and arranged marriage
Alcohol and Drugs -
Alcoholics Anonymous - supporting people with alcohol problems, and local AA meetings
Drink Aware - support reducing alcohol consumption
Talk to Frank - information on drugs
Inspire - providing drug and alcohol treatment, including open access and structured treatment
Cruse - bereavement support, including counselling
Hope Again - Cruse’s support for young people
The Good Grief Trust - support and information on local services
Eating Disorders -
Breathe - supporting those with eating disorders, including accessing eating disorder clinics and therapy
Beat - supporting those with eating disorders, including a specific helpline for students, and advice on how to help somebody with an eating disorder
National Eating Disorders Association - community, support and help for those with eating disorders or wishing to know how to help somebody with one
Stand Alone - supporting adults who are estranged from their parents
Welfare QMUL - students not in contact with their family (estranged)
Gendered Intelligence - resources and support for young trans and gender variant people
The Proud Trust - resources and support for young people identifying as LGBT+
The Be You Project - resources and support for LGBT+ young people
Self-Harm Awareness For All - support for those who self-harm, including counselling
Self-Injury Support - support for girls and women affected by self-harm
Self - Help Guides - people who have experience of harming themselves have contributed to writing a guide
Relate - relationship support for families, couples, and individuals
Get Self Help - self help guide for relationship difficulties using CBT
Support Line - information on benefits, contact, residence, divorce, separation, solicitors and childcare
Calm - meditation techniques for sleep and stress reduction
Calm Harm - support resisting or managing self-harm
Daylio - mood tracker and micro diary
Forest - improving and remaining focused
Gratitude - personal journal app to record the things you're grateful for
Headspace - guided meditation and mindfulness
Healthily - a self-care app with information on lots of conditions
Hold- keeps track of phone use
Hub of Hope - enter your postcode and find local support services
Moodpath - help improving emotional well-being
Moodspace - self-help app
Pacifica - daily tools for stress, anxiety, and depression based on CBT and mindfulness meditation
Rise Up and Recover - eating disorder monitoring app
Samaritans - a self-help app from the Samartians
Stay Alive - suicide prevention resource, with information and tools to help stay safe in a crisis
Talk Space - online therapy
Thrive - NHS game-based app to help prevent and manage stress, anxiety and related conditions, to use when needed or more regularly
Way of Life - habit tracker
7 Cups - connects you with caring listeners for free emotional support
Student Space has been developed by UK student mental health charity Student Minds, and is here for you through Coronavirus. How ever you’re feeling, they have help and guidance available. Explore a range of trusted information, services and tools to help you with the challenges of student life.
Call FREE on 0808 189 5260.
Access a dedicated freephone number which is open from 4pm to 11pm, offering listening support, information and onward signposting for students.
To start a conversation, text ‘STUDENT’ to 85258.
Get 24/7 support from a trained volunteer. It’s free, confidential and anonymous. Whether you’re experiencing suicidal thoughts, depression, anxiety, loneliness or relationship issues, we’re here to listen and support you.
Student Minds offer guidance and signposting to further resources around managing mental health, xenophobia and racism following Covid-19 concerns, and supporting friends and family.
Psychology Tools "Free Guide To Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty".
Mind offer information around managing the mental health and practical aspects of Covid-19.
True Student blog with information and advice on self-isolating.